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Germination of

Nepenthes madagascariensis

Madagascar Pitcher Plant, Tropical Pitcher Plant, Monkey Cups

Nepenthes madagascariensis

Nepenthes madagascariensis: Nepenthes madagascariensis seeds require high humidity and warmth to germinate. Plant them in a mixture of sphagnum moss and perlite or a well-draining soil mix. Cover the container with a plastic lid or wrap to maintain humidity and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Place the container in a warm, bright location with a temperature between 77-86�F (25-30�C). Germination can take 1-3 months.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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